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Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue holds Awards and Promotional Ceremony

May 3, 2022

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue recently held its Awards and Promotional Ceremony to recognize employees who have completed their career and retired from the organization, promoted to new positions, or joined the department as a new member.

Fire Rescue also recognized several employees with awards for exceptional dedication and service, courage or professional conduct that, exemplify the highest ideals and standards in supporting the mission of Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue in 2021.

Firefighter of the Year Senior Firefighter Max Peterson
Officer of the Year Lieutenant Joe Zoffoli
EMT of the Year Fire Apparatus Operator Chris Darmon
Dispatcher of the Year 911 Senior Public Safety Telecommunicator Mackenzie Hrobar
Employee of the Year Maintenance Supervisor Keith Tison
Leadership Award Senior Fire Inspector Christopher Osterman
Leadership Award Fire Apparatus Operator Shane Marstiller
Chiefs Award Lieutenant Steve Fierro
Civic Award Captain Lee Jenkins (2021 Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Award Fire Fighter of the Year)
Civic Award Captain Lee Jenkins (2021 Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Award Fire Fighter of the Year)

South Carolina Fire Academy
Order of the Maltese Firefighter Jason Proctor
Letters of Commendation Town Senior GIS Analyst Kris Kronlein

Fire Apparatus Operator Dan Meilo

Firefighter Peter Maresma

Captain Janet Peduzzi

Deputy Chief Joheida Fister


For additional information on any of the awards or the recipients, please call Joheida Fister at 843-247-3741.

Contact
Joheida Fister, PIO/Fire Marshal
843-682-5140
JoheidaF@hiltonheadislandsc.gov